Three approaches to finding the perfect online storage system for your data and applications are the private cloud, the public cloud, and a hybrid combination. They each have their pros and cons. Private cloud delivers security and control The private cloud’s prime advantage is safety because businesses can securely maintain an internal network. Private cloud storage […]
If you’re receiving the Steve Jobs Screen of Death, it’s not the end of the world. In fact, it could be the start of something beautiful. Ring 0800 MAC FIX, arrange for your Mac to get repaired, and if you need an insurance inspection report on the same day, we can easily do that for […]
Result IT is the sister of Advanced Computers. We care about keeping data robust and reliable. There are four main threats to your data, and we’re warned about these all the time. But have you ever stopped to think what specifically you are protecting your data from? Data Threat #1: IT System Failure When an […]
What It Means When Your Hardware is Slowing Down A computer can be slow in two ways. One way is when it takes too much time to complete simple, everyday tasks such as starting up or opening programs. The second way is when it grows obsolete because modern programs make demands that it can’t meet. Microsoft […]
Apple produces pretty impressive Macbook and iMac computers, but they have their weaknesses, like all technology. Sometimes your battery won’t charge. It’s hard to tell if you need a new battery or whether your system configuration requires a Battery Updater. Advanced Computers can easily find the answer. Perhaps your trackpad is failing you, and pressing […]
Would you like a truly retro iPhone design? The safe answer is No, Thank you. You may come across this advert, which looks like a hack suggested by Apple itself, telling you there’s an “easter egg” or hidden feature that allows you to “relive the magic” of the past by setting your phone back in time to […]
Digital thieves are constantly on the lookout for data to steal—personal information, financial records, intellectual property, etc. They may then use this data to steal money from bank accounts or to set up credit cards, or they may simply sell the personal information to a third party. Your task is to do all you can […]
Ransomware is a specific type of malware controlled by an organisation which will unlock your device if you pay a ransom. This Herald report reveals ransomware hit New Zealand years ago. Advanced Computers does not charge a call out fee for on-site repairs and support, so if you suspect you have a virus, give us a call.
Image – Apple.com/nz The Apple Watch was one of the biggest tech releases of 2015. Here’s how to hack your Apple Watch battery and extend its hours.
Feb 17 2016 from James Henderson (Computerworld New Zealand) on 18 February, 2016 06:39 KiwiRail negligence left a test website open to the public where it was possible to book train and ferry tickets for free, prompting the Labour Party to slam the Government’s “amateur” cyber security defences. After leaving its test website open to anyone […]